Business, Logistics, Perspective

Perspective: The Power of Leveraging Logistics

As shippers strategically prepare for the future, it’s worth asking how they will value logistics. Will logistics be a source of competitive advantage or a reliable utility?

August 26, 2019
Business

Fleets Must Understand Fuel-Efficiency Testing Options, NACFE Report Says

Environmental Protection Agency

Fleets face a multitude of fuel-efficiency testing methods, each with unique contexts and applications, making comparisons challenging and confusing, and extrapolation to the real world even more so, the North American Council for Freight Efficiency said in its latest report.

January 28, 2016
Business, Fuel

European Truck Fuel Efficiency Stalls as US Continues to Tighten Emissions Standards

Guenter Schiffmann/Bloomberg News

Trucks in the European Union are no more fuel-efficient than they were more than a decade ago, according to a report released Dec. 3, as calls increase for emissions from heavy-duty vehicles to be regulated in the same way as cars.

Julia Fioretti | Reuters
December 4, 2015
Business, Fuel

Consumers Support Increased Fuel Economy in Heavy-Duty Trucks, Study Finds

MoDOT/Flickr

Almost three quarters of American consumers support requiring truck manufacturers to raise the fuel economy of heavy-duty trucks, according to a recent report.

August 11, 2014
Business

Obama Orders Another Round of Greenhouse-Gas Rules for Trucks

Jaclyn O'Laughlin

Speaking at a Safeway Inc. distribution center in Maryland on Feb. 18, President Obama ordered his staff to develop a proposed rule further tightening greenhouse-gas emissions by heavy- and medium-duty trucks by March 2015 and to complete the process a year after that.

February 18, 2014
Perspective, Business

Opinion: Addicted to Hauling Partial Loads

The trucking industry is addicted to hauling air. Trailers that ideally should be rolling down the road filled to capacity are burning precious fuel just to carry a couple of skids 1,000 miles.    

January 20, 2014
Special Coverage, Business

‘PedalCoach’ Driver Tool Aims to Save 5¢ a Mile on Fuel

ORLANDO, Fla. — A fledgling company showcased a new product here it said could save trucking companies a nickel a mile in fuel costs, while helping to retain drivers.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
October 19, 2013
Business

Truck Efficiency Rule Sent to White House

The first-ever heavy-truck fuel-efficiency proposal has been sent to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review.

June 13, 2011
Business

Feds Seek Comment on Truck Efficiency Rule

Federal regulators have officially opened the public comment phase of their first-ever regulations to set commercial truck fuel-efficiency and carbon-emission standards.

December 3, 2010
Business

U.S. Proposes Fuel, Carbon Goals in Heavy-Truck Fuel-Economy Standards

The Obama administration last week proposed the first-ever regulations to set commercial truck fuel-efficiency and carbon-emission standards.

November 1, 2010

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